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Civil & Environmental Engineering-Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, University of Washington, US
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at the University of Washington (UW) is in an ambitious, multi-year period of growth and renewal. As part of this expansion, applications are being solicited for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Modeling of Coastal and Estuarine Hydrodynamics. Applications are sought from qualified candidates with a strong background in fluid mechanics and estuarine / coastal processes, with an emphasis on numerical modeling. Particular areas of specialization could include, but are not limited to: numerical modeling related to environmental fluids mechanics, fluvial, estuarine and coastal processes, sediment transport, waves, restoration, and pollutant transport/fate.
The ideal candidate would leverage existing departmental and university strengths in field observations of estuarine / coastal systems, laboratory experiments, remote sensing, hydrological modeling, marine geology and physical oceanography.
Candidates should therefore have a strong foundation for interdisciplinary research and a history of successful collaborative investigations with colleagues in relevant physical, biological, chemical, and/or engineering subİ\disciplines. Successful candidates will also have a strong interest in teaching and mentoring, contributing to the existing range of courses and to the development of innovative undergraduate and graduate curricula that integrate across traditional civil and environmental engineering and science disciplines.
Candidates at the rank of Assistant Professor are strongly encouraged, but those with an established reputation as a leader in their field will also be considered at the rank of Associate Professor. A PhD, or foreign equivalent, in civil or environmental engineering, physical oceanography, or a related discipline is required.
Applications should include (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a oneİ\page description of the candidate’s vision for research activities, (4) a oneİ\page description of the candidate’s vision for teaching, and (5) a list of at least three references. Applications must be submitted at: www.engr.washington.edu/facsearch/apply.phtml?pos_id=183. Questions regarding the application process may be directed to search@ce.washington.edu. Applicant review will begin December 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.
University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service. The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University of Washington is the recipient of a 2006 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Faculty Career Flexibility and a 2001 National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the advancement of women faculty in science, engineering, and math (see www.engr.washington.edu/advance). University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. All positions are contingent on the availability of funding.
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